Janet Brown

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Grays, Essex, RM17 6PW
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I am a qualified Counsellor, my style is Person Centred, and I am studying to become a CBT qualifeid Counsellor, in June 2024.  I have been seeing clients for over 5 years now. I worked as an administrator in a Psycholigical setting for 20 years of working in a Psychological setting, where I developed my interest in counselling, and gained a lot of knowledge, dealing with clients in distress on the phone, or if they called into the office, to talk with someone.

I offer a safe place to discuss your councerns or worries, you need to ensure that you have a safe place to talk, where no one hear or sea you, so that you are free to talk with interuptions.

I am 68 years young, and have a wealth of life experiences, dealing with poverty, divorce, anxiety, seperation, dealing with three sons in East London, and diversity,  I also have a "blended family".  I offer counselling to adults 18 and over, and have experience in most aspects of life. I offer a non judgemental and safe place to explore your concerns; I do not advise, but by reflecting and discussing your issues we can come to a conclusion to help you achieve better mental health.

I also have a very naught cat, her name is Waggie, and she will make her prescence known at some point in our sessions.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • 2015 - 2017      Cert HE Counselling and Counselling 
  • 2018 – 2022     Level 4 Diploma in Counselling Skills
  • 2020 – 2022     Diploma in Mindfulness, Life Coaching Skills, and Domestic Violence.
  • 19th May 2022 – DASH Training re Domestic Violence - ELFT
  • 19th May 2022 – Wise Age Awareness training – 2-hour work shop - MIND
  • 14th March 2022 – Basic Prevent Awareness Training – 1 day - ELFT
  • 25th January 2022 Trauma informed care Training (1 day course) - ELFT
  • 12th December 2021 Domestic Violence Awareness afternoon (Solace)
  • 20th June 2021 – The Tribes – Person Centred Therapy – Mick Cooper – 1 day course.
  • 8th March 2021 – A Matter of Life and Death – Irvin Yalom - (2 hour workshop)
  • 24th November 2021 – Well Being and Resilience Training – 1 day (ELFT)
  • 9th July 2021 – Learning Disability Awareness Training – 1 Day (Newham Bereavement Services)

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
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Therapies offered

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£40.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

I offer an assessment appointment for £30, then it is £40 for individual sessions, or you can block book 6 sessions for £210.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

contact me so that I can check to see if I can accommodate.

Further information

I work with clients on line, or by telephone, this saves on travel expenses and time spent on your sessions.

Session are 50 to 60 minutes, and held in the comfort of your own home, or in a safe place for you, i.e. in your car (but not driving) when you are out walking, if you are unable to use your home.

I am trained as Person Centred Counsellor, which means the sessions are about you, and whatever your want to bring into the room, I do not judge and all sessions are confidential.  I am also in training to work as a CBT Counsellor, and this finishes in June 2024, it is exciting, as we can combine the styles together, to ensure a better outcome for yourself, and to become your own therapist at the end of the sessions, they are on your terms.

80 Timber Court, Grays, Essex, RM17 6PW

Type of session


Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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all sessions are either by telephone or Video

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